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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
Date Title
Feb. 13, 2019 Letter to Director Wray - Rep. Grijalva Leads Members of Congress in Letter to FBI Demanding Investigation into the Trump Organization's Dubious Employment Practices
Feb. 7, 2019 Letter to Honorable Members of the Department of Homeland Security Conference Committee - Congressional Hispanic Caucus Members Urge Homeland Security Conferees to Oppose Additional Funding for Trump's Deportation Agenda
Feb. 7, 2019 Passing of Shirley Rodriguez Remeneski
Feb. 7, 2019 Democrats Introduce Legislation to Help Prevent Housing Discrimination
Feb. 4, 2019 Letter to the Hon. Patrick Shanahan, Acting Secretary of Defense - Scanlon, Kennedy and Speier Lead Call for Pentagon to Not Implement Ban on Transgender Military Service
Jan. 30, 2019 Letter to Secretary Pompeo - Reps. Grijalva, Beyer, and Serrano Lead Members of Congress in Demanding U.S. Neutrality in El Salvador's Elections
Jan. 30, 2019 Evans Named as Vice Chair of Small Business Committee; Will Serve on Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations
Jan. 29, 2019 Expressing Sense of Congress That Financial Institutions Should Work Proactively with Customers Affected By Shutdown of Federal Government
Jan. 29, 2019 Letter to the Hon. Michael Pompeo, Sec. of State - House Members Condemn Violence Against LGBT People In Chechnya
Jan. 28, 2019 Promoting Transparent Standards for Corporate Insiders Act
Jan. 24, 2019 Letter to Donald Trump, President of the United States - Congressman Serrano Leads Letter Condemning Most Recent Efforts by Trump Administration to Undermine Puerto Rico Recovery Efforts
Jan. 17, 2019 Velazquez Statement on Trump Administration SAP on Emergency Supplemental
Jan. 17, 2019 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Guatemala Crisis: Torres, McGovern Lead 46 Members of Congress in Urging President Trump to Impose Targeted Sanctions on Corrupt Officials, Suspend Assistance to Central Government
Jan. 17, 2019 Letter to Helen M. Albert, Acting Inspector General - Velázquez, Thompson, Grijalva Call for Investigation into HUD Departure, Interference in Puerto Rico Disbursements
Jan. 17, 2019 Letter to Donald Trump - Shutdown Housing Crisis
Jan. 16, 2019 The Trump Shutdown
Jan. 16, 2019 House Approves Velaquez Puerto Rico Amendments to Disaster Funding Bill
Jan. 16, 2019 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019
Jan. 14, 2019 Investing in Main Street Act of 2019
Jan. 14, 2019 Stimulating Innovation Through Procurement Act of 2019
Jan. 14, 2019 Letter to Acting Commissioner Berryhill, SSA - Abandonment of Anti-Union Policies
Jan. 14, 2019 Encouraging Small Business Innovation Act
Jan. 14, 2019 Expanding Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses Act of 2019
Jan. 10, 2019 Velázquez Comments on Proposal to Pay for Wall from Puerto Rico Recovery Fund
Jan. 9, 2019 Letter to President Donald Trump - Reps. Jesús "Chuy" García & Lloyd Doggett Lead 50+ Lawmakers Urging Trump to Keep IRS Tax Refunds on Time
Jan. 9, 2019 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019
Jan. 8, 2019 Letter to the Hon. Alex Azar, HHS - Rescind Proposal That Would Undermine Health Care by Burdening Women Seeking Coverage for Reproductive Care With Cumbersome, Duplicative Billing Process
Jan. 8, 2019 Small Business Advocacy Improvements Act of 2019
Jan. 8, 2019 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Members of Congress Demand Answers on Upcoming SNAP Benefit Lapse
Jan. 8, 2019 Incentivizing Fairness in Subcontracting Act
Jan. 8, 2019 Clarity on Small Business Participation in Category Management Act of 2019
Jan. 7, 2019 Velázquez Starts 116th Congress with Slate of Bills
Jan. 7, 2019 Gillibrand, Velázquez And Senate Colleagues Reintroduce Bill To Establish Puerto Rico Hurricanes Commission
Jan. 3, 2019 Velázquez Statement on House Democratic Rules Package
Dec. 20, 2018 Congresswoman Gonzalez Colon Statement Regarding Puerto Rico Integrity in Medicare Advantage Act
Dec. 20, 2018 Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act of 2018
Dec. 20, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security - 54 Members of Congress in Urging DHS Secretary Nielsen to End Policy of Deterring Asylum Seekers at U.S. Ports of Entry
Dec. 19, 2018 Lawmakers Seek to End Predatory Small Business Loans
Dec. 17, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Wheeler, Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - DeGette Leads Democratic House Colleagues in Opposition to EPA Proposal to Weaken Methane Standards
Dec. 13, 2018 Letter to President Donald Trump - Lawmakers Push President to Act on Climate Change
Dec. 11, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security - Reps. Barragán and Lowenthal Lead Members Pushing For Travel Rights for Dreamers
Dec. 10, 2018 Letter to Samantha Deshommes - Congressional Hispanic Caucus Opposes Public Charge Rule
Dec. 7, 2018 Letter to John Kelly, Acting Inspector General - Members of Congress Demand an Investigation into CBP's Use of Tear Gas Against Migrants at the U.S.-Mexico Border
Dec. 4, 2018 Letter to John Kelly, Acting Inspector General - Gomez Leads 82 House Democrats in Calling for Investigation on TPS Termination
Dec. 3, 2018 Letter to Mary Mazanec, Director of the Congressional Research Service - Reps. Gallego and LaMalfa Lead Bipartisan Call for Appointment of a Native American Affairs Expert at the Congressional Research Service
Dec. 3, 2018 Letter to the Hon. James O'Neil, Commissioner of the New York Police Department - Velázquez, Colleagues Press NYPD on Anti-Semitism
Nov. 29, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Lawmakers Call on Sec. DeVos to Rescind Title IX Proposed Rules
Nov. 28, 2018 Letter to Democratic Colleagues - 165 House Democrats Join Letter Supporting Luján for Assistant Democratic Leader
Nov. 26, 2018 Velázquez on Gender-Based Violence Protests in Puerto Rico
Nov. 16, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Richard Shelby, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, the Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Hon. Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations - Thompson and McCaul Lead Bipartisan Letter to Support Grant Funding to Protect Religious Institutions After Tree of Life Attack
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